Catholic Charities Diocese of Ogdensburg
Services Provided: Adoption coordinator for all offices in the Diocese serving Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, St Lawrence, and northern Herkimer & Hamilton Counties. Local offices provide casework and counseling with birth parents. Services to prospective families centralized in Ogdensburg. Prospective family services include domestic and international homestudies, post placement visits and reports, preparation of paperwork for adoption finalization court proceedings and reseach for non-identifying inforamtion. No education component, families referred to web and local information resources. See website for regional office locations.
- Contact Person: Winnie Sachno
- Address: 6866 St Highway 37, Ogdensburg, NY 13669
- Phone: 315-393-2255
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: http://www.cathcharities.org/
St Lawrence County Department of Social Services
Services Provided: 11 week modified MAPP course offered twice a year (Spring & Fall). Orientation meetings held in the afternoon and evening of the first Monday of every month at the county office building. Homestudy provided upon completion of training. County will contribute $30 toward the cost of physicals and pay for mandated housing code enforcement inspection. Families needed for teens and sibling groups. County pays certified foster parent to provide training and support for local foster/adoptive parents.
- Contact Person: Heidi Soucis
- Address: 6 Judson St., Canton, NY 13617-1196
- Phone: 315-379-2190
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: http://www.co.st-lawrence.ny.us/Departments/SocialServices/